|About the Book|
Could the unthinkable happen in your town or city? An earthquake, a tornado, an electrical outage, or even a terrorist attack? Are you prepared to survive a disaster when the world as you know it has changed overnight?If you’ve ever consideredMoreCould the unthinkable happen in your town or city? An earthquake, a tornado, an electrical outage, or even a terrorist attack? Are you prepared to survive a disaster when the world as you know it has changed overnight?If you’ve ever considered catastrophic scenarios where you will be called upon to exist on your wits and survival skills, this is the book that will help you prepare to survive a major catastrophe when your city and its services shut down. Imagine how your life could turn upside down when suddenly the infrastructure that we take for granted and rely on everyday disappears. No water, no garbage pickup, no electricity, no toilet. Youve suddenly been thrust 150 years in the past. Theres limited, if any, law enforcement, stores are closed, and supplies are gone. A natural or manmade disaster can turn your own community into a wasteland overnight. How will you and your family survive this?We hear about it on national TV, but most of us never think that it will happen in our city. Now you can begin to eliminate the fears surrounding a disaster by preparing to be able to survive, protect yourself, protect your family, and emerge safely from an unthinkable situation with your integrity intact. Do you have the supplies and skills to live as we did 150 years ago for more than a week? In this short, easy to read book, you can begin to learn the simple skills you need to survive if the unthinkable actually happens.There are three stages to any disaster: the time leading up to it, the disaster itself, and the days after. In many cases, the aftermath can be as devastating as the disaster itself. Line breaks can contaminate your tap water, or the disaster can damage your communitys water treatment plant. You will need to know how to prepare foods, provide medical care, and collect and purify water for drinking, cooking, and personal hygiene.This book will show you what items you will need, how to use those items, and how to survive for extended periods of time without electricity, gas, or a reliable and clean water source. You will learn when you should evacuate or stay put, what to bring with you if you must evacuate, and how to handle hygiene concerns wherever you may be.Could you survive by your hands and your wits in the case of an urban disaster? Survival will be easiest for the person who has considered the various possibilities and planned for as many situations as he or she can. It is never too early to start preparing for any crisis, and Urban Survival: When the World as You Know It Has Changed Overnight can help you get started.